Coldwater, MI – The Branch-Hillsdale-St. Joseph Community Health Agency (BHSJCHA) is providing updated information for cases in the tri-county area as of 3 pm today which includes the first identified cases in Branch County residents.
The number of positive cases in the 3-county jurisdiction as of 3 pm today includes 4 cases in St. Joseph County, 15 cases in Hillsdale County, 2 cases in Branch County and 8 at Lakeland Correctional Facility in Branch County. Total cases statewide, from data compiled by MDHHS at 10 a.m. this morning and released at 3 pm today, are 7,615 with 259 deaths attributed to COVID-19. BHSJCHA remains committed to thorough investigation and communication with all individuals affected by COVID-19. The staff at BHSJCHA adhere to the MDHHS guidelines for testing and follow best practices for contract tracing and strictly adhere to patient privacy as required by HIPAA.